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Title [Bay Street at Broad Street]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1900-1910
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View looking down an unpaved street with commercial buildings along both sides of the street. There are trolley (streetcar) tracks in the street. A group of about a dozen boys stands in the street; most of them look toward the camera. Businesses visible on the street include Richmond Ice Co., Konow Furniture, Adolph Paper House Furnishing Goods, Stapleton National Bank, and a men's clothing store. Handwritten inscription in pencil on the reverse: "# 27 / Bay Street, Stapleton, S.I."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 4.750 x 7
Ownership and History Konow's Furniture Supply, seen in the middle distance at left, advertised in 1907 that they were located at the corner of Broad Street and Bay Street in Stapleton.
Earliest Date 1900
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Streets
Banks
Furniture stores
Ice industry
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1381
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.